BUSINESSWEEK - Aug 25 - Most younger women in China will still marry, but a growing number are choosing to focus on education and career over finding a mate. It is estimated that 7% of college-educated women in Shanghai remain single at age 45. Chinese women employed by multinational companies frequently work more than 70 hours a week. In March, China's top online dating portal, Jiayuan.com, released a report titled Confessions of a Leftover Lady. The survey confirmed the belief among Chinese women born in the 1970s and '80s that the more education they have and the higher their salaries, the harder the task of finding a husband.
by Christina Larson
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